Winthrop Office of Online Learning

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Click on the Schedule a One-on-One Session link below any WOOL Team Member's name to schedule a virtual meeting for training or support.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

General E-mails:
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Team Members:

Kim Brazzell - Learning Designer
Location: 307-H Tillman
Telephone: 803/323-3841

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Kim has been employed at Winthrop for 17 years, after working part-time with the Office of Online Learning, Kim joined the office full-time in 2014.  She completed her Masters in Learning Design & Technology from Winthrop University.  Kim is a Learning Designer with the department, providing faculty support and training.


Lee Clark - Learning Designer
Location: 307-I Tillman
Telephone: 803/323-2563

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Lee has worked in instructional roles in public K-12 schools, as well as administrative and instructional roles in higher education. She spent two and a half years as the Administrative Assistant in the Social Work Department at Winthrop University prior to joining the Winthrop Office of Online Learning in January of 2020. She is currently working on a Winthrop Master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology. She also has a Masters in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University, as well as a Masters in Political Science and Bachelors in International Relations from Syracuse University. Lee is an Online Learning Technician in the department, providing technical support for the Blackboard LMS and related applications to both faculty and students.


Jane Eckert - Blackboard Administrator 
Location: 307-D Tillman
Telephone: 803/323-3391

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Jane joined the Office of Online Learning in 2019. She received an A.S in Computer Systems from York College, PA. Jane provides tier 2 technical support for Blackboard Learn and support for the University’s other Blackboard products.


Kimarie Whetstone - Director of Online Learning
Location: 310 Tillman
Telephone: 803/323-2551

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Kimarie earned her PhD in Education online through Capella University. Her specialization is Instructional Design for Online Learning. Kimarie's experience in higher education is in the areas of online learning; instructional design; training; student services; academic advising; and teaching courses in educational technology, management information systems, and computer applications. Her areas of interest include accessibility in online learning, universal design for learning, instructional design for online learning, online learning in higher education, and instructional technology. In her spare time, Kimarie enjoys mentoring, volunteering with church activities, and spending time with family.